2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 72. Soldiers and Sailors
§72-6-1. Impersonating member or veteran of the United States Armed Forces - Punishment.

Universal Citation: 72 OK Stat § 72-6-1 (2018)

A. Any person who knowingly with intent to impersonate and with intent to deceive, misrepresents himself or herself as a member or veteran of the United States Armed Forces by wearing any decoration or medal authorized by the Congress of the United States for the Armed Forces of the United States, or any of the service medals or badges awarded to the members of such forces, or the ribbon, button, or rosette of any such badge, decoration or medal, or any colorable imitation thereof, except when authorized under regulations as authorized by the applicable federal law, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or be imprisoned in the county jail for a period of not more than six (6) months or both.

B. If a decoration or medal involved in an offense under subsection A of this section is a Congressional Medal of Honor, the offender shall upon conviction be guilty of a felony and fined an amount not to exceed Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) or be imprisoned in the county jail for a period of not more than one (1) year, or both.

C. If a person presents any falsified or altered document as proof of service or authorization for decoration or medal, such person shall be guilty of a felony and fined an amount not to exceed Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) or be imprisoned in the county jail for a period of not more than one (1) year.

Added by Laws 2005, c. 360, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2005. Amended by Laws 2016, c. 188, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2016.

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